Tag Archives: Angela Maiers

12 Most Must-Have Habitudes for Social Media Success

12 Most Must-Have Habitudes for Social Media Success

There are still a large number of folks who believe that Social Media is about the tools you choose and the content you create. Champion Tweeters, Bloggers, and Network Leaders think differently. They spend their time on the social web and in their communities with a different behavior set, mindset and belief system. I call these… Continue Reading

Becoming Change Makers – The Q’enqo Library Project: Through the Eyes of Grade Three Students

One of the most inspiring stories of the year from an unexpected place! Congratulations to all of the Q’engo children! You are ours stars today! Preface: The Global Grade 3s of Calgary, Canada have been blogging for almost two months now. Their blog focuses on connecting globally to share their learning experiences and what it… Continue Reading

The YOU MATTER Manifesto

My friend and mentor Seth Godin says, “only reason to give a speech is to change the world.” It is in that context and with that as inspiration that I share this message and manifesto with you. The YOU MATTER Manifesto is a call to action. Before we can convince anyone else that we matter,… Continue Reading

The Sandbox Manifesto: Life, Learning and Success on the Social Web

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age. “ I happily and honestly proclaimed that everything I have learned about social media, I learned from children. With no ulterior motives; children will just be themselves and in doing so, place staggeringly profound lessons in front of us.  I recently had the… Continue Reading

Honoring Genius Now!

Aloha Friends! I have finally arrived and am settling in for a week of learning conversations with Hawaii teachers and leaders. I am especially excited to begin the week in classrooms. I have been asked to talk with students about the Habitudes and Leadership Habitudes most necessary for their success in the world and workforce… Continue Reading

Twitter: Presentation and Resources

A compilation of thoughts, ideas, and resources on how to use Twitter in it’s fullest capacity as a news and information source, a learning platform, and a source of personal and professional inspiration. Here’s a quick introduction to start you off! Nancy White & Suzy – An Intro to Twitter from CommunityMatters on Vimeo. My presentation and… Continue Reading

Passion-Driven Teaching and Learning: Presentation and Resources

Education driven by passion awakens us to new learning and a world bigger than ourselves. Passion makes us curious, compels us to dig deeper, and sustains us as we persevere  towards answers to questions that matter most. It has been so exciting to share how the principles and practices of a passion-driven work: disciplined study, fostered imagination,… Continue Reading

The Social Web: Presentation and Resources

Over the past five years, the Internet has been evolving. Rapidly. And most likely, you are probably well aware of the role technology has played in this digital revolution. However, another revolution has been simultaneously underway. It is slightly more invisible, but no less disruptive and powerful. This revolution is human. It is social, personal,… Continue Reading

Guidelines of Passion-Based Learning

I was honoured recently to speak at a Future of Education talk that addressed the ways to bring about passion-based learning in schools, along with experts and collegues Amy Sandvold, Lisa Nielsen, and George Couros, mediated by Steve Hargadon. Here are some of the main points from the talk, along with some additional thoughts from John… Continue Reading

The Passion-Driven Summer Book Club!

My book The Passion-Driven Classroom has become the subject of a summer book club with Curriculum 21! I hope to see you all there to participate in this discussion about differing perspectives on Passion in schools! I want to hear all of your opinions, whether you agree or disagree, if you are a teacher, a… Continue Reading

Is there Passion in your summer?

The Passion Driven Classroom is officially the subject of a summer book club for Curriculum 21 members! This book, written with Amy Sandvold, contains helpful strategies to guide a 21st century classroom. I hope you all sign up for this book club to learn how Passion can make education and learning more exciting, fulfilling, and… Continue Reading

Tucson Has the Classroom Habitudes – Tech Camp Presentation and Resources

I was so honoured to be able to kickoff TechCamp Plug and Play 2011 this week with Tony Vincent in beautiful Tucson, Arizona! TechCamp is a forum that allows educators to collaborate and learn about new digital tools and strategies in the 21st century. I was lucky to have to opportunity to share my ideas… Continue Reading

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